FT Instructor, Chemistry

FT Instructor, Chemistry

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 8, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 22, 2022

Expected Work Hours

FT

Employment Type

FT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:
This position requires a Master’s degree earned from an accredited college or university with at least 18 graduate semester hours in chemistry courses.

Minimum Experience:
Knowledge of and the ability to teach the chemistry courses offered in the Science Department including general and organic chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Prior experience in teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred.

Position Description

DEFINITION:
Chemistry instructors must have broad competencies in teaching a range of chemistry courses; they must be student-centered and willing to use varied instructional methods to provide effective classroom, lab, and online instruction
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Receives general supervision from Chair of the Science Department
Exercises no supervision.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Essential Functions:

  • Teach a minimum of 18 credit/25 contact hours per semester, including evening and online classes as assigned.
  • Prepare and execute lessons, lectures, activities, and exercises for lecture, laboratory, and online settings.
  • Maintain safe and proper practices in compliance with OSHA standards in all student activities. 
  • Develop and prepare effective tests of different types to accurately evaluate student performance. 
  • Grade and return assignments and maintain accurate grading and attendance records. 
  • Provide prompt and appropriate professional correspondence to students and colleagues.
  • Participate in curriculum development. Evaluate and modify student learning outcomes and instructional methods as needed.
  • Contribute to college initiatives such as, but not limited to, recruiting, goal-planning, student success, and retention.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, committee meetings, and professional development activities. 
  • Maintain scheduled office hours and a minimum of 30 hours on campus each week, scheduled to effectively meet the needs of students.  

Other Important Functions:

  • Coordinate with lab technicians to order supplies, equipment, and texts as needed. 
  • Stay current on advising trends and curriculum changes to effectively guide students through degree pathways
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of:

  • Multiple teaching techniques and active learning strategies
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) and ADA compliance
  • Principles of effective assessment and administration

Ability To:

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
    6. Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully within a group
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Minimum Education/Training:
This position requires a Master’s degree earned from an accredited college or university with at least 18 graduate semester hours in chemistry courses.

Minimum Experience:
Knowledge of and the ability to teach the chemistry courses offered in the Science Department including general and organic chemistry.

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Prior experience in teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred.

 

Supplemental Information

 

This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

 

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcripts for all degrees obtained, prior to their first day of work or hire date. If highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu